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Star Ocean: First Departure

Star Ocean: First Departure (XSX) game cover art
Platform: PSP
Tags: Action, RPG, Fantasy
Developers: Tri-Ace, Tose
AKA: Star Ocean: The First Departure (JP)
Publisher
Region
Released
NA
10/21/2008
EU
10/24/2008
JP
12/27/2007

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Staff Reviews

Star Ocean: First Departure review

Reviewed November 30, 2008

Jason Venter says: "It's all quite basic and it works smoothly without any noteworthy hitches except the obvious one: it gets repetitive. By the time you reach the end of the game, you'll probably have faced more than 800 different enemy groups, with most battles won simply by spamming your basic sword strokes and perhaps the same projectile spell. You can experiment with numerous variations if you like, but there's no incentive to do so... especially since almost any rival can be overcome simply by level grinding (though frankly, that's seldom even necessary)."
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Reader Reviews

Star Ocean: First Departure review

Reviewed May 21, 2018

JoeTheDestroyer says: "First, but not foremost"
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